Amy Coney Barrett's nomination hearing is underway. Here are some of the most contentious Supreme Court nominations in US history The past 50 years have seen bitter fights over an increasingly partisan Supreme Court, from Robert Bork to Amy Coney Barrett. 2 Supreme Court justices slam 2015 gay marriage decisionJustice Clarence Thomas suggested the court needs to revisit the issue because it has "created a problem that only it can fix." Amid pandemic and presidential race, Supreme Court confirmation hearing will be unprecedented Amy Coney Barrett: Why 2 Notre Dame law school classmates oppose her Supreme Court nominationIf confirmed, Barrett "will not foster but rather limit and even dismantle the structural decency guaranteed by our founding documents," said classmate Kathleen Ley Bruinsma. What to watch for in the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings - The Boston Globe(Bloomberg) -- Though Republicans appear to have the votes and the unity to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court -- with the potential to move U.S. law in a conservative direction for decades -- her Senate confirmation hearings still provide opp Everything ‘up for grabs’: Jewish groups watching unusual Supreme Court sessionSame-sex adoption issue pits American Jewish community’s Orthodox bodies against its civil rights groups, days off work for religious holidays could also be on the table Amy Coney Barrett’s Judgment DayRepublicans want a quickie lifetime appointment for their preferred Ruth Bader Ginsburg replacement, but seemingly everyone involved in this rush job couldn’t even practice decent forethought for one fateful Saturday afternoon. Republicans Are Suddenly Afraid of DemocracyFearing defeat at the polls, the GOP is laying the groundwork to delegitimize the results, and to block an electoral majority from governing.